Top 10 Downey perfs?

Posted by · 6:50 pm · September 16th, 2008

Our friend John Campea over at The Movie Blog recently posted a list of the top 10 performances Robert Downey Jr. has given us over his roller-coaster career.  A nice idea for a post given the career resurgence Downy is enjoying this year, and perhaps one more portrayal will be taken into consideration in a […]

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Best in show 2005: the year in superlatives

Posted by · 12:00 am · December 23rd, 2005

It’s time to really round out the year and offer up my picks for awards in 2005. In addition to the typical categories – which finally see their winners announced today – you’ll find some other fun arenas for awards citation. Call it a mish-mash of MTV-Awards-type kudos and other frequently heralded categories we find […]

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SHORT TAKE: “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” (***1/2)

Posted by · 12:33 pm · October 16th, 2005

Shane Black’s “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” is surprisingly fun, excitingly catty and ultimately one of the greatest guilty pleasure film experiences of the year. Based in part on Brett Halliday’s novel “Dead Bodies Are Where You Find Them” – about which I must confess I am entirely ignorant and therefore have no basis for commentary […]

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